ScottHansen May 9th, 2013
I was thrilled to get them the day I did. I had just had some less-than-best news on two fronts in my life, one of them being my mom’s blood test not being better as we had hoped, the other being some dayjob stuff that wasn’t terrible, but not what I had hoped for. And I had already been feeling somewhat down during Easter week. This package came at the end of a beautiful Easter Saturday. It was like a breath of fresh air.
To be honest, I had seen Technicolor online via an industry preview page, and while I liked it, I was a bit afraid the scale of the prints might be much bigger than I would like. I was delighted to see them in the scale they are! Perfect little blenders! Many “read” solid but aren’t. They are so nice and basic, they will go with Many other lines! A couple of the prints are “two for one” meaning you get two prints at a time….when you buy a half yard of that line, you would get two different fat quarters. Other fabric companies have done this in the past, and I love this concept!! Great if you are on a budget and want just a little bit of both!
Here’s what I have been able to do with them so far.
I made these bags based on Monica’s SUPER Bag pattern found here. I modified her bag by making the sides 1″ shorter in length. I love the “tiny” feeling of them. And they make great bags for dolls. I will have to make some more and show you them with Linda’s dolls. I made these for Quilt Market and the Generation Q booth for some giveaways.
I wanted to make up some four patch blocks and just play with them, but I just haven’t had the time….Market is one week away, and I still have to finish three bindings on quilts (no big surprise there!!) and make some more bags and pack…oh, and silly other things like work the dayjob for the next 6 days, and possibly pay some bills….nothing new for the week before Market! Crazy….excited but anxious all at the same time!!